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Annapurna Trails & Chitwan - Premium Adventure

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Activity level:
Moderate
Activity Rating - Moderate
Trip code: 
TNP
Ways to Travel:
Guided Group, Premium Adventures, Private Group Adventures
Activity:
Walking & Trekking
Group size:
4–12
Ages:
16+

An on foot exploration of Nepal’s iconic landscapes, wildlife and culture in extra comfort and with the warmest Nepalese welcome.

 

The lovely lakeside town of Pokhara and the Annapurna foothills to the north holds Nepal’s most beautiful mountain scenery. Rice terraces and rhododendron forests lead the eye to the timeless peaks of Machupuchare, also known as fishtail mountain, and the high Annapurnas.  Our moderate 6 day trek takes us through the villages of prettiest villages of the region, including Birethanti and Gangruk. Linked by 5 lovely mountain lodges, built in the local style, but with the creature comforts not normally found on Himalayan treks.

Moving on to the tropical lowlands, in Chitwan you’ll stay in Barahi Lodge’s boutique eco-cottages sandwiched between the jungle and the Rapti River. Glimpse wildlife from the infinity pool, spot birdlife and crocodiles as you float downstream by traditional dugout canoe, and encounter the endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros on a jeep safari. Return to Kathmandu by flight to round off your adventure.

Highlights

  • 6 days trek in the fabuolous Annapurna foothills, staying in luxury trekking lodges with superb mountain views and a daily happy hour
  • Pokhara, nestled on the shore of Lake Phewa in the shadow of the Annapurna Range
  • Two nights full-board in river-facing boutique eco-cottages at Barahi Lodge - observe Chitwan's wildlife from the infinity pool, your private balcony, or sip a sundowner in 'Tiger's Den Bar'
  • Dugout canoe ride down Chitwan's Rapti River in search of crocodiles, jeep safari to encounter rhinos, and walking safari to spot birdlife
  • Stay the famous Yak & Yeti, in a converted palace hotel in a quiet corner of Kathmandu

Key information

  • 5 nights premium hotels, 5 nights Ker & Downey mountain lodges and 2 nights premium jungle lodge
  • Travel by air-conditioned private bus and one internal flight
  • 6 days point-to-point walking with full porterage
  • Small group size (max. 12 clients)
  • Min. age 16 yrs
  • Low altitude throughout
  • Good introductory Himalayan walking 
  • Countries visited: Nepal

What's included

  • All breakfasts, 8 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Happy hour drinks in the Ker & Downey lodges
  • All accommodation 
  • Tips for local staff
  • Named tour leader, chosen for their expertise and great customer feedback
  • All transport and listed activities
  • One internal flight
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Trek Pack including a daypack, walking stick, rain poncho, sun hat and scarf

What's not included

  • Tip for the tour leader
  • Travel Insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for private group trips:
020 3885 9103
Trip Notes

Click on the button below for detailed Trip Notes containing all the particulars about this trip, including kit lists and practical information.

Note: these can vary by departure; you can check out the specific Trip Notes for your chosen adventure on the dates & prices page.

6

Days of Premium Adventures
Pace:

3-5 hours walking per day on average.

Terrain:

Low altitude throughout; well-marked mountain trails, with ascents and descents on stone steps on some days.

Day by day breakdown
Day 47.0km/4.5miles
Day 511.0km/7.0miles
Day 66.0km/4.0miles
Day 76.0km/4.0miles
Day 811.0km/7.0miles
Day 93.0km/2.0miles

Responsible Travel

At Exodus we believe in the power of Responsible Travel.

Exodus has a longstanding relationship with our local partner in Nepal, having worked with the family business for over 30 years. We employ local leaders, guides and staff throughout and work with family-run hotels wherever possible, such as the Hotel Royal Singi.

Exodus has set up and supported many projects in Nepal over the decades, from installing solar cookers and donating smokeless stoves, to supporting a tree nursery in Braga (Annapurna’s) and helping supply water and hydro-electric power to several villages.

Following the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Exodus’ emergency fundraising appeal raised over a quarter of a million pounds. This enabled us to provide immediate and longer-term emergency support in the necessary areas. Exodus worked with volunteers from Nepal Medical College to run a medical camp in the remote village of Thulopatel in 2016, and sponsored Health Partnership Nepal to run a medical camp in Charikot in 2017. We are also proud to support Freedom Kit Bags (providing sanitary wear) for women in Nepal..

To learn more about what Sustainable Travel means to Exodus and the projects we support through the Exodus Travels Foundation click here... your contributions really do make a huge difference to the communities we aim to help – if you’d like to donate to our Himalayan Community Projects you can do so here.

 

Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    Start Kathmandu

    The tour starts at our hotel in Kathmandu this afternoon. Free arrival transfers are available for any flight, provided you have supplied Exodus with your flight details in advance and have requested one. This evening there will be a full trip briefing.

    Premium accommodation: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu (5 star)

  • Day 2

    Kathmandu sightseeing tour including Durbar Square and Boudhanath Stupa

    For those who wish, there is the chance to do an optional Everest sightseeing flight early this morning; this can be booked locally through your leader on day 1.

    We will leave the hotel late morning for our Kathmandu sightseeing tour. First, we drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Boudhanath to see the famous Buddhist stupa with its huge mandala; one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal and indeed in the world.  We have lunch nearby and then continue to Kathmandu Durbar Square (which also has UNESCO status), one of three royal palace squares in the Kathmandu Valley.  Although the Kathmandu Durbar Square was heavily damaged in the 2015 earthquake the many palaces, temples and courtyards in the Newari style are interesting. There will be a full trip briefing today.

    Premium accommodation: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu (5 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 3

    Drive to Pokhara; orientation walk

    We leave Kathmandu early this morning and drive to Pokhara - traffic leaving Kathmandu can prolong the journey but once out of Kathmandu city, the journey usually takes around 6 hours depending on the road and traffic conditions. In the afternoon your leader will take you for an orientation walk along the shore of Phewa Lake. Pokhara is a pretty lakeside resort at the foot of the Annapurna Range.

    Premium accommodation: Atithi Resort & Spa, Pokhara (4 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 4

    Walk through farmland and forest down to the Modi River Valley to Sanctuary Lodge, offering fine views of the sacred 'Fishtail' Mountain

    We have a short drive to our trek start point, from where we follow a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey's Sanctuary Lodge is located. The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unclimbed Fishtail Mountain, or Machhapuchhare, as it is locally known. A picnic lunch is provided today.  

    Accommodation: Ker and Downey Lodge (Sanctuary Lodge, 1,025m)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 5

    Picturesque trek through villages, padi rice fields and forest to Himalaya Lodge in Ghandruk

    After breakfast, you will leave the lodge to start the trek through the scattered small farms. Following the Modi Khola and with constant views of Mt. Machhapuchhre ahead, you will soon climb the valley towards the mountains. It is quite a long climb up stone steps passing through the rice fields and forest, but we take plenty of stops. Finally, we arrive at Himalaya Lodge in Ghandruk in the early afternoon to a late lunch that is served on arrival as you enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Massif.

    Accommodation: Ker and Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge, 2,012m)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 6

    Descend to cross the river by suspension bridge, then climb to La Bee Lodge in Landruk

    Although we can see Landruk across the valley we have to descend to the river and climb up the other side to get there! Leaving the Ghandruk village, the trek descends steeply to the banks of Modi River. Crossing the suspension bridge, we trek up a stone staircase to Landruk village, enjoying the views of the Annapurna Range and passing under the cliffs where honey hunters climb up on the ropes to harvest the wild bee honey. Lunch will be ready as we arrive at our lodge. After lunch, you may either rest and enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains, or go on a sightseeing tour in the village with your guide.

    Accommodation: Ker and Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge, 1,565m)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 7

    Gentle walk to Gurung or Mala Lodge at Majgaon; afternoon free to relax in the garden or explore the village

    You will start your trek passing through the village and farmlands with views of the Annapurnas behind. Today is an easier walk to Majgaon with no steep up or downhills. We will arrive at the lodge by lunchtime and in the afternoon you can enjoy the views of the mountains from your room itself or spend time in the garden. There is also the option of a guided village walk

    Accommodation: Ker and Downey Lodge (Gurung / Mala Lodge, 1,400m)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 8

    Trek through sub-tropical forests to Basanta Lodge at Dhampus, with spectacular views of the entire Annapurna Range

    Starting your trek today, you continue trekking towards Patlekhet, a small village on the way towards Pothana. Pothana is used by Tibetan traders to sell their souvenirs and gifts to the tourists trekking up and down the trails to Annapurna Base Camp. As you reach your lodge in Dhampus, you get spectacular views of the entire Annapurna range. Once at the lodge you will be served hot lunch after which you can take a short walk into Dhampus village.

    Accommodation: Ker and Downey Lodge (Basanta Lodge, 1,525m)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 9

    Short descent through wooded hillside to Phedi; transfer to Pokhara; free afternoon (optional boat trip on Lake Phewa)

    After breakfast, we depart along the ridge & descend on a stone staircase through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor. Trek time 1.5-2hrs hours. We then transfer by vehicle to the hotel in Pokhara (1hr). The afternoon is free to explore Pokhara. You may want to visit the interesting mountain museum or you can go for a boat ride on Phewa Lake or hire a bike for a cycle along the lakeshore. Or you may simply want to relax by the hotel pool or wander along the lakeside browsing in the shops. Your leader will brief you on the various options available.

    Premium Accommodation: Atithi Resort & Spa, Pokhara (4 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 10

    Drive to Barahi Jungle Lodge in Chitwan; take an ox-cart ride around Tharu village and witness a traditional Tharu dance

    We drive from Pokhara to Barahi Jungle Lodge in Chitwan, which will take about 4 hours. On a clear day look to the left as we leave Pokhara for the magnificent panoramic views of the Annapurna Range. The road takes us back to Mugling, from where we turn south to the lowlands of Nepal and our jungle lodge in Chitwan. We should arrive by lunchtime and after lunch, we’ll meet our naturalist guide who will go over the programme of activities. In the late afternoon, we take an ox-cart ride around Tharu village and witness a traditional Tharu dance. 

    The knowledgeable staff from the lodge will accompany us on all the excursions. 

    Premium Accommodation: Barahi Jungle Lodge, Chitwan (5 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 11

    Explore the jungle on a bird-watching walk, take a dugout canoe ride down the Rapti River in search of crocodiles and try to spot rhinoceroses on a jeep safari

    Activities may be offered in a different order but usually, the programme will include an early morning bird-watching walk before breakfast. Before lunch there will be another activity, normally a trip along the Rapti River in a dugout canoe, looking for crocodiles and observing the many birds. Then before dinner, we set out on a jeep safari. If we are lucky we may encounter the Indian one-horned rhinoceros or some of the several species of deer found here. 

    Premium Accommodation: Barahi Jungle Lodge, Chitwan (5 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 12

    Morning flight to Kathmandu; free time

    For those who wish, there is a bird-watching walk early this morning. We then transfer to Bharatpur airport and catch a flight to Kathmandu.

    Premium Accommodation: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu (5 star)

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 13

    End Kathmandu

    The trip finishes after breakfast. Those travelling on the group flights to London will transfer to the airport for their flight back to the UK.

    Meals included: Breakfast
Trip Notes

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Essential Info

Visas

Nepal

Most nationalities require a visa for Nepal, which can be obtained in advance or on entry (at present, the Immigration Department of Nepal have suspended  'visas on arrival' for certain nationalities - please check if this applies to you). All Nepal tourist visas are multiple entry. We recommend that you apply in advance as queues on arrival can be very long – applications can be made directly through the Nepal Embassy (by post or in person) or through our recommended visa agency, Travcour. The current cost for a visa in advance is GB£20 for a 15-day visa and GB£35 for a 30-day visa for UK passport holders (plus processing and postage fees if applying through Travcour).

The current cost for a visa on arrival is US$30 for 15 days, US$50 for 30 days, or US$125 for 90 days for UK passport holders. The fee can be paid for in any major currency at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. On arrival in the immigration hall there are 3 queues (if you have obtained a visa in advance go straight to (3) - immigration):

(Step 1) Fill in a 'Tourist Visa' form: either online before travel (recommended) via the Department of Immigration website - print the submission receipt with barcode (valid for 15 days) and bring it with you, or use the electronic kiosk machines on arrival at the airport. If using the kiosks, after inserting your passport the machine will automatically fill out an application form, take an electronic photograph of you and print a paper slip. If the machine won’t read your passport you can complete the details manually using the touch screen. We recommend taking 1 passport photo with you just in case. (Step 2) Proceed to the visa fees collection counter and pay the visa fee (we advise to take some cash) – make sure to keep the receipt. (Step 3) Lastly, go to the relevant immigration desk and present your tourist visa form, payment receipt and passport to obtain your 15, 30 or 90-day visa stamp. Please check you have been given the correct visa duration.

Non-UK nationals should check requirements with their nearest embassy (a few nationalities are not permitted visas on arrival).

Vaccinations

There are no mandatory vaccination requirements. Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A. The risk of malaria is present in certain regions only (such as Chitwan); you may wish to consult your GP or travel health clinic for further advice. Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. We recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Altitude is not a factor of consideration on this trip as all activities take place below 2000m.

Eating and Drinking

All breakfasts, 8 lunches and 7 dinners are included.

The Ker and Downey lodges and Barahi Jungle Lodge in Chitwan are on a full board basis. There is a daily happy hour in the K&D lodges, serving complimentary drinks. Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara is on a bed and breakfast basis. Please allow between £20 and £25 (approx. US$30-40) per day for meals not included in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Dhal bhat is the staple diet in Nepal and comes in many different forms but generally comprises some curried lentil dhal and meat or vegetables, some rice, and a pickle/chutney. Another popular snack is momos; a type of Nepalese dumpling, fried or steamed, filled with meat or vegetables.

Meals in the lodges range from traditional Nepalese food to Chinese and western dishes. The food served is of good quality and is usually buffet style. You will be provided with safe drinking water whilst on trek.

Weather

The main trekking season in Nepal is from October to mid-May when daytime temperatures at most altitudes are generally comfortable for walking, the sky is clear much of the time and rain and snow are occasional occurrences. Daytime temperatures will vary from 15ºC to 30ºC.

Different seasons offer different advantages for trekking.

Post Monsoon/autumn: Mid-September to November. This is the main trekking season in Nepal. Daytime temperatures will be up to 20ºC. Skies are usually clear and days on trek are sunny and mild with clear mountain views. Nights will be colder with temperatures dropping to about 5ºC.

Winter: December to end February. Despite the cooler conditions, this is an ideal time to trek in Nepal. Skies are usually very clear especially in December and the mountain views are at their best. Early mornings and evenings are cold with temperatures down about freezing but once the sun is out days are pleasant and sunny with temperatures up to 19ºC. The trails are much less busy at the time of year. Chitwan will be cold in the early mornings and evenings but pleasantly warm in the daytime.

Pre-monsoon/spring: March to May. Both day and night temperatures will be warmer in general but haze will often build up in the afternoons and there can be rain. It is very hot in Chitwan and temperatures rise to 30ºC and above in Chitwan and in Kathmandu. On trek the days will be hot (up to 25ºC). Nights will be a bit cooler. Flowers bloom in this season and this is one of the reasons people chose to trek in spring. The Annapurna region is famous for its rhododendrons in spring.

Please remember that in any mountain area the weather is never wholly predictable and you should be prepared and equipped to deal with any differences in weather beyond the conditions described above.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Is this trip for you?

The lodges used on this premium adventures tour offer the highest level of comfort available in the Himalaya and are luxurious in comparison to the teahouses in the area. The trekking is a good introduction to Himalayan trekking and has been graded moderate (level 3), with 6 days point-to-point walking and full porterage throughout, so you need only carry a daypack.

In the Annapurna Region many of the trails consist of stone steps and a fairly decent level of fitness is still required, as there are a few steep uphill walks and some quite long descents. Altitude is not a factor on this trip as the maximum height you will reach is 1955m with an average of 1300m. There are 2-5 hours of walking on most days.

You may find our Walking & Trekking Fitness Training Guide a useful reference.

Exodus has over 30 years' experience of organising treks in Nepal and our experienced English-speaking local leaders receive regular training and are qualified in first aid.

This trip includes one or more domestic flights – please refer to the ‘Transport’ section of the Trip Notes for information about the safety of flying in Nepal.

 

Following a review of all our trips we have categorised this trip as generally not suitable for persons of reduced mobility. However if you are a regular traveller on such trips, please contact customer services to discuss the trip and your personal condition.

Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for private group trips:
020 3885 9103
Trip Notes

Click on the button below for detailed Trip Notes containing all the particulars about this trip, including kit lists and practical information.

Note: these can vary by departure; you can check out the specific Trip Notes for your chosen adventure on the dates & prices page.

Accommodation

Premium Hotels & Lodges

Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)
Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)

Unwind at the end of each day in our expertly curated, handpicked accommodation on this Premium Adventure. Each property has been chosen for its excellent location, its comfort and style, and its unique characteristics.  

Hotel Yak & Yeti (5-star), Kathmandu. 3 nights.

Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu

  • A heritage hotel located in the heart of the city
  • Large outdoor swimming pool set amidst gardens
  • Fitness centre, spa and two restaurants

Atithi Resort & Spa (4-star), Pokhara. 2 nights. 

Atithi Resort & Spa (Pokhara) - Double Room

  • Located a 5-minute walk from Lake Fewa
  • Outdoor swimming pool and a rejuvenating spa 
  • Rooms offer mountain views

Ker & Downey lodges, Annapurna Region. 5 nights.

Ker & Downey - Mala Lodge

  • Premium lodges situated in the Annapurna foothills with magnificent mountain views - the best accommodation available in the area
  • Interior decor is in a traditional Nepalese Gurung-style, local to the region
  • Daily happy hour with complimentary drinks
  • Down jackets, warm hats and gloves are provided in each bedroom

Barahi Jungle Lodge (5-star), Chitwan. 2 nights. 

Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)

  • Standalone river-facing boutique eco-cottages with private balconies overlooking Chitwan National Park
  • Infinity pool overlooking the Rapti River and Tiger's Den Bar - perfect for 'sundowners'
  • Rated 'Outstanding’ by TOFT (a certification in recognition of the lodge's nature and eco-friendly practices).

The accommodation shown has been booked and agreed in advance, however, we may need to make changes to a property of a similar or higher standard after you have booked. While we will endeavour to inform you of any changes in advance which could, on rare occasions, be at late notice.

Extra Accommodation

If you require any additional accommodation in Kathmandu either before or after the tour, we can book this for you (subject to availability), please enquire with your Sales Consultant.

Single Accommodation

Single supplements are available on request (subject to availability). Single supplements can be requested for:

From £600  for the seven nights in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan

From £890  for single supplement throughout the trip. Please note single rooms are limited at the lodges on trek

Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)
Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)
Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)
Barahi Lodge (Chitwan)
Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for private group trips:
020 3885 9103
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020 8772 3936
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An overview of flight options

Exodus is committed to making joining our tours as easy as possible, wherever you live. We generally only block book seats from London, but this certainly does not mean that you need to fly from there. Depending on the route and airlines available, there will usually be various options available for those who want to fly from their local airport.

This page aims to provide a useful overview of the options available to our clients. However, the best flight arrangements should be tailored to your personal requirements, so please contact our Sales team for expert advice.

 

What kind of options do I have ?

1. We can book for you: Flights from anywhere in the world - not via London  

Depending on the route, this may be direct or via an overseas hub like Amsterdam, the Middle East or elsewhere. On short haul routes there may be direct flights with low cost airlines, charter flights or scheduled airlines. Exodus can book most, but not all, of these for you. The most appropriate airline may be different to that which we use for the group flight from London, but many people now travel on different airlines and meet up with their fellow passengers at the destination.

Pros Cons
  • May be the most direct route
  • Often the extra fare compared to the London flight is minimal.
  • As you will be in the hands a single airline for your entire journey, the airline will be responsible for your bags and your connections.
  • You may not be able to join the group transfers. However, we can usually arrange private transfers, or book your flights to try and coincide with the group transfers. See notes on transfer arrangements below.

 

2. We can book for you: Connecting flights from your local airport to London

Exodus can book connecting flights to London so you can join the group flight there. Connecting times will be followed according to airline advice, or as requested by clients. There are two types of fares we can use for this option: a 'through-fare' or a 'published fare'.
 
a) A 'through-fare' is where you will be in the main airline's care throughout. You change planes, but your bags are checked all the way through to your final destination. 

b) A 'published fare' ticket is completely seperate from your onward ticket from London. It is usually cheaper than a through-fare but will need to be paid for and issued as soon as it is booked. This can be a problem if your tour has not yet reached minimum numbers. On 'published fares' neither airline is aware that you have connecting flights, so Exodus is responsible for timing your connection, not the airlines involved. The tickets are also usually non changeable and non refundable.

Pros Cons
  • Depending on the fare type, Exodus or the airline is responsible for flight connections.
  • Through fare tickets can be expensive.
  • On a published fare, tickets must be issued immediately; tickets on published fares can be very difficult to change if onward flight times change; bags are not checked though to your final destination.
  • Published fares are non-refundable.

 

3. Booking some or all of the flights yourself

You can also book connecting air travel yourself, either to London, or all the way to the start point. There may be certain airlines or routes we don't have access to, so this is always an option. However, if you make your own travel arrangements you become liable for any delays, cancellations or missed connections, and Exodus is not required to offer refunds if you have trouble reaching the start of your trip.

Pros Cons
  • You might find cheaper fares, or routes not available to Exodus.
  • You are responsible for any delays or missed connections, and the cost of the tour is not protected should you miss your flight be cancelled.

 

 Notes on transfer arrangements

Sometimes it is possible to travel on a different airline to the group flight from London. Where this is the case, we need to think about ensuring you meet up with the group with minimum extra cost and hassle.

  • On certain trips, it is easy to arrive on a different flight and still meet the group at the hotel with time in hand. We can usually arrange private transfers (at extra cost) or offer advice on taking a taxi to the start hotel.
  • On other trips (especially in Europe), the transfer meets the group flight and then travels some distance to the first night's accommodation. Where this is the case, our Sales team will try to arrange flights that arrive before (and depart after) the group. However, we do have to make it clear in your final documentation that if your flights are delayed, the transfer cannot wait for you. While Exodus or our local operators will do what we can to help you reach the start point of the tour, any additional costs must be paid by the client. 

 

Next steps? 

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